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Thursday 05 May 2022, 20:00

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ draw reveals pathway to glory

  • Star-studded draw reveals groups for 16 of the world’s best youth teams 

  • FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup™ 2022 to take place in Costa Rica from 10 to 28 August

  • Register at for the latest ticketing news and information 

The Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ was held today at the Teatro Nacional in San José, revealing the pathway to glory for the 16 participating teams and fans around the world.  

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ fast approaching, some of the world’s best young players and future superstars of the women’s game will take to the field at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup™ in Costa Rica from 10 to 28 August 2022.

Hosts Costa Rica will kick off their campaign and the tournament against FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 co-hosts, Australia, and will be joined by Brazil and Spain in Group A. Reigning champions, Japan, were drawn in Group D together with Netherlands, Ghana and USA. 

U20WWC Costa Rica 2022: Groups

As the first FIFA draw to be live-streamed on FIFA+, the star-studded event featured a celebration of women’s football and Costa Rican culture, as well as messages from President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr Carlos Alvarado Quesada, FEDEFUTBOL President, Rodolfo Villalobos, and FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. 

Athlete and TV presenter Johanna Solano, presented the draw and was joined by Costa Rican football icons Shirley Cruz and Paulo César Wanchope along with draw conductor Jaime Yarza, FIFA’s Director of Tournaments.

To receive the latest updates about ticketing in relation to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022, register at The latest match schedule for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022 is also available here.

For the latest news and update on the tournament, visit and follow the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ social media channels on TwitterFacebook and Instagram